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We bid adieu to BioWare San Francisco, as EA shuts down the Dragon Age: Legends studio

Electronic Arts continues to trim the fat as it braces for the high cost of transitioning to new consoles like PlayStation 4. As a result of the publisher investing in new games like Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, smaller studios like Dragon…
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Lara Croft bounces back: Reinventing Tomb Raider without ruining it

After years of hype, the rebooted Tomb Raider has been released to strong reviews and critical praise. We spoke with Crystal Dynamics about why they chose to reboot Lara, and the expectations attached.
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TimeGate Studios rocked by layoffs in the wake of Aliens: Colonial Marines

Gearbox Software and Sega have come under fire in the weeks since Aliens: Colonial Marines came out to horrible reviews, and developer TimeGate Studios has been stuck in the middle, and now faces severe lay offs.
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Four years and hundreds of rumors later, Square-Enix finally debuts the next-gen bound ‘Thief’

Eidos Montreal confirmed all the way back in 2009 that it was making a new game of Ken Levine and Looking Glass Studios' classic Thief series. On Tuesday, Square-Enix finally took the lid off of the re-titled Thief, the publisher's first…
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Nintendo releases first (of many, many) spring updates for Wii U to get the console in working order

The Nintendo Wii U still ships without the console's multi-gigabyte firmware installed, and even after it's up and running the console is still one of the most sluggish machines out there. Nintendo released the first of multiple planned…
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Your rumor du jour: Bale to return as Batman in Nolan’s Justice League?

A new report that cites unnamed sources is claiming that Christopher Nolan is now in charge of all DCU properties for Warner, and that he will be a producer on Justice League – a Justice League that may star Henry Cavill as Superman and…
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Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Review: Closing the book on Team Ninja’s darkest chapter

Ninja Gaiden 2 set Team Ninja down a dark path, but the studio has been slowly building itself back up. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus marks its second attempt to fix that game, and while many of its refinements are welcome, director Yosuke…
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New The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim patch lets your character become a digital god

Bethesda is done holding you pack. If you want to keep honing your dragon slaying skills forever and ever, it's not going to stop you. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim patch 1.9, available in beta testing on Steam, introduces Legendary Skills to…
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A closer look at the science behind Fuse (including how many scientists were accidentally set on fire)

As Electronic Arts and Insomniac Game’s four-person co-op shooter nears release, we have a closer look at some of the stats that hint at the tone and humor of the near future world.
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Creative Assembly’s ‘Alien’ emerges, showing that Sega will hold onto the troubled franchise

In the seven years since Sega took control of the Aliens franchise, the publisher has had some trouble. Just look at the troubled Aliens: Colonial Marines. It's not done with the series yet, though, as Total War developer Creative…
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Respawn Entertainment loses Jason West, co-creator of Call of Duty

It's been almost a year since Jason West and Vincent Zampella settled their feud with former employers Activision. The duo's new studio Respawn Entertainment is expected to finally reveal its brand new original game developer for Electronic…
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Xbox Live continues it plans of total entertainment dominance, as it debuts its first exclusive film, Pulp

Microsoft expands its content offering today with the first movie to debut exclusively on Xbox Live, the British indie comedy about a comic book store owner with big dreams that are derailed by a crime, Pulp.